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Customers serenaded at outdoor concerts at the Highgate Wood and Queen’s Park cafes have donated hundreds of pounds to Help Musicians

Since 1993 the Hampstead Garden Suburb music and literary festival has raised funds for The North London Hospice and East London charity Toynbee Hall

Highgate Brit winner Mark Nevin talks about writing songs for key workers, curated by Squeeze songwriter Chris Difford and inspired by Hannah Grace Deller’s photos

Chilly triumphs in bid to unite and refresh disparate elements of the Christmas canon. Rejoice!

Culture Recovery fund has thrown a lifeline to the Academy Music Group which runs the Forum, and the Lawn Road gallery which plans a display on ex resident Agatha Christie

Unexpected second record grinds gloomy indie-pop from the bowels of lockdown.

Glorious rendition of Benjamin Britten’s Saint Nicolas Cantata and A Ceremony of Carols recorded at Alexandra Palace is a perfect gift for the music lover in your life

A range of arts and culture organisations including Hampstead’s Freud Museum gained grants from the Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the pandemic

The National frontman’s alchemical swirls of dark lyricism and classic country soul make for an intoxicating debut.

Camden Market radio service CDNX plays old and new music but founder Sammy Jacob says there will always be a need for live gigs

The Irish music legend will play two shows at Vince Power’s Powerhaus at Camden Lock

The group’s annual selection of favourite arias will go ahead at St Michael’s Highgate in a concert that is fully compliant with Covid safety measures

The chart topper will appear in the grounds of the Hampstead mansion on June 20, 2021 following rescheduled gigs by Nile Rodgers and CHIC, and DJ David Rodigan

Album review: Jónsi - Shiver

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

First solo album in a decade from Sigur Rós frontman takes a rugged ride through off-road electro.

Album review: Idles – Ultra Mono

Monday, September 28, 2020

Britain’s feted heroes return with another slab of searing social commentary and seismic rock.

Innovative Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will teach music lessons, rehearse and give concerts as they take up a permanent base at Acland Burghley in Tufnell Park

Album review: Native Harrow – Closeness

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Fourth record for US folk duo is imbued with sparkles of jazz, art-pop, soul and the American Songbook

Aurora Orchestra live at Kings Cross

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Playing Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony from memory marked an uplifting and welcome return to live ticketed orchestra playing

The Camden Town music venue comes back to life after five months closure with fully seated socially distanced gigs that mirror the original layout of 30 years ago

Monday’s outdoor concert is believed to be the first live ticketed performance of an orchestral symphony in the UK since lockdown and is a prelude to Thursday’s BBC Prom

Bartlett’s debut is an open invitation to float gently through pools of calming piano

The West Hampstead Walking on Sunshine singer on turning 60, writing her own songs and winning Eurovision

A smattering of plum tracks on a debut that borrows from Britpop and beyond.

Struggling grassroots music venues have been awarded thousands of pounds to cover rent and running costs and stave off closure

Celebrated electro-popsters reveal a hypnotic, nuanced and considered third album.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

Collège Français Billngue de Londres in Kentish Town offers the best of French and English education to Nursery pupils through to Year 10.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

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